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The Patron Saint of Liars - Part 4, Cecilia: Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

Ann Patchett
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Part 4, Cecilia: Chapter 1 Summary

In chapter 1 of part 4, Sissy comes home from school to find a girl reading the sign out in front of St. Elizabeth's. Sissy ignores her as she has been taught to do by her mother and goes inside to find a letter waiting for her from her pen pal in Spain. As Sissy reads the letter, the girl comes inside. Sister Bernadette sits her down and goes to find Mother Corinne. Sissy talks to her to appear polite, advising her not to tell Mother Corinne the baby's father has died because everyone says that. The girl, Lorraine, asks Sissy what excuse she gave. This shocks Sissy, being mistaken for one of the mothers, and she leaves to sit in the field and think it over. Sissy has never had sex and cannot imagine doing it any time soon even though she is now...

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